May 11: Emoji Dick with Lisa Gitelman

On Thursday, May 11, Studio Chi will be hosting Lisa Gitelman, Professor of English at New York University, to present Emoji Dick: Prequels and Sequels.

The talk will focus on Emoji Dick a crowd sourced and crowd funded translation of Melville’s great American classic, Moby Dick into Japanese emoticons. Challenging concepts of authorship, the culture and industry of print production, and meaning in the age of digital communication will all be present themes.

The event takes place from 4:15 to 5:30 PM in Richardson Library Room 115. See the flyer above for more.

About Studio Chi:

Studio χ, a Center for faculty development, will foster and support research at the interface between humanities and computing. The Center will work with all colleges in the university to construct networks of interested faculty, to support and sustain their intellectual work, to provide appropriate technology and facilities, and to enhance teaching with digital methods across the curriculum. The Center’s goal is to raise the visibility of the interface between computational and humanities work, deepen institutional commitment to that interface, and strengthen the dialogue between faculty engaged in humanities and computational work.

Studio χ is open to all faculty and staff in the DePaul community from any college or program.

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